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City Marshal Reuben Fenstenmaker

Marshal Reuben Fenstenmaker of the Farmington Police Department was shot and killed by a man who had been arrested for stealing horses.

Marshal Fenstenmaker was guarding the suspect during his arraignment before the local justice of the peace when the suspect suddenly produced a pistol and shot Fenstenmaker. The suspect escaped but was apprehended several weeks later. The exact date of the marshal's murder is not known.

E.O.W. January 1, 1868

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Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated: 10-09-2006 (JLR)